Task Assessment of the Time Courses of Leg Muscle Strength and Performance Losses During Prolonged Spaceflight using MARES (Laughlin)
Last Published:  11/23/20 11:55:12 AM (Central)
Short Title: Lower Limb Modulation - Flight
Responsible HRP Element: Human Health Countermeasures
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Funding Status: Active - Currently funded and in progress
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Aims:
Use the MARES device to quantify the time course of changes in muscle strength and performance of crewmember volunteers during six-month ISS missions. Establish baseline strength and performance capabilities of each participating crewmember from two pre-flight test sessions, track changes from that baseline during three in-flight test sessions, and track recovery to baseline levels during five post-flight test sessions.
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